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Lockheed Martin Proposal Manager in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a motivated and customer-oriented Proposal Manager located in Grand Prairie, TX to be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced organization. The Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) Proposal Operations team provides support to strategic proposal efforts from multiple MFC lines of business responsible for designing, developing, producing and supporting precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries.

The candidate will report directly to the MFC Proposal Operations Manager. The candidate must be able to manage the entire proposal process for complex proposals to meet proposal delivery deadlines. The Proposal Manager must:

Work with capture and proposal teams to develop and prepare high-quality, compliant proposals.

Analyze solicitation / RFI / DRFP / RFQ / RFP documents and develop compliance matrices, outlines and templates that adhere to solicitation / RFP requirements.

Work with Business Development, Capture and Proposal teams to develop compliant, compelling and accurate proposal sections. Can also serve as volume lead/book boss.

Develop proposal schedule, identify roles and responsibilities of proposal personnel resources, ensure proposal teams adhere to style convention guidelines.

Conduct quality control checks and review written sections to ensure accuracy and compliance with requirements.

Lead pre- and post-RFP release daily coordination calls

Manage proposal production processes

Assist with taskings to ensure the Grand Prairie Proposal Center working spaces are well-maintained for capture and proposal teams. Maintenance of the Proposal Center tasks to include, but not limited to:

Serve as a point of contact for Capture and Proposal team needs

Support special projects and complete other responsibilities associated with the position such as event planning, preparation of marketing or business development materials.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance

Minimum 5 years experience as a proposal manager in a proposal development environment

Must have experience leading proposals greater than $50M for proposals containing technical and cost volumes

Exceptional people skills to work in a dynamic service-driven organization with superior listening, verbal and written communication skills

Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Ability to work overtime often, and on occasion, with minimal advanced notice

Must be willing to travel as needed (up to 25%)

Accountable for deadlines

Well-organized with strong attention to details

Able to remain calm under pressure

Demonstrated success at multi-tasking

Desired Skills:

Active Secret clearance

Experience as a proposal manager in a similar industry

Experience leading proposal volumes and/or performing as a writer or coordinator on proposals

Experience working competitive proposals for US and foreign government and commercial pursuits

Cost volume development experience

Skills in BOE development

Understanding of Missiles and Fire Control products, lines of business, and processes



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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